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Jed Babbin      

Military & Foreign Affairs Analyst, Former Deputy Undersecretary & Author

Jed Babbin is the best-selling author of In the Words of Our Enemies, Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe are Worse than You Think, and Showdown: Why China Wants War with the United States. He is a former Air Force officer who served as a deputy undersecretary in the George H. W. Bush administration.

Mr. Babbin has written weekly columns for, The Washington Times and The American Spectator. Mr. Babbin's expertise is in national security and foreign affairs. However, he also writes about all things political and for The American Spectator's "Saloon" series on subjects such as single barrel bourbon and fine cigars. He also wrote the military adventure novel, Legacy of Valor.

Mr. Babbin is a military and foreign affairs analyst and appears frequently on the Fox News Channel and CNN.

Babbin has served as a designated guest host of Oliver North's "Common Sense Radio" when Col. North was unavailable. During the Iraq military campaign in 2003, Babbin subbed for North for nine weeks straight. Since then, Babbin has also subbed for Laura Ingraham, Hugh Hewitt, John Batchelor, Mark Larson (KOGO, San Diego) and Greg Garrison (WIBC, Indianapolis). He has traveled to the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and to Iraq in 2005.

Since Donald Trump's election to Presidency, Babbin has become a contributor to the Washington Examiner, offering weekly reports on his performance in office.

Mr. Babbin is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology (B.E. 1970), Cumberland School of Law (J.D. 1973) and the Georgetown University Law School (LL.M. 1978).

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